Restore a Data Backup to Windows 7

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Steps

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    Make sure that all disc data has been backed up.
    Refer to http://visihow.com/Backup_System_Data_on_Windows_7 to see the tutorial on how to do that.
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    Locate the backup file.
    In this case, the backup file is on the H drive of the computer. The first file, which has the PC name, is the backup file.
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    Double-click the backup file.
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    Click "Restore my files from this backup".
    A new window will open that has the option to look for either files or folders.
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    Click "Browse for folders".
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    Click the backup file once.
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    Click "Add folder".
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    Click "Next".
    In the next section, there are two options. Files can either be restored in the original location or in another location. If "In the following location:" is selected, then click "Browse..." and specify the disc and folder to where the files should be restored.
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    Assuming that the files need to be kept in the original location, click "In the original location".
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    Click "Restore".
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    Wait for the files to be restored.
    For the sake of the tutorial, the waiting part of the video is skipped. This process may take several minutes or hours, depending on the files and the size of the backup. Once the restoration process has been finished, the system will show that the files have been restored. Click "Finish" to complete the file restoration process.
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    This concludes our tutorial on how to restore backup data in Windows 7. Thank you for watching VisiHow! If you have any other comments or questions, then please leave them in the comment section below.
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Recent edits by: Alexander Avdeev, Lukward Thomason

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